A breathalyzer is an electronic device designed to estimate blood alcohol concentration (BAC) in a test subject based on an analysis of the alcohol on his breath. Law enforcement authorities routinely carry such devices to determine whether the BAC of a motor vehicle or boat operator exceeds the leg
Regarding reasons not to drive drunk, the first and foremost concern is the fact that you are putting both your life and others' lives at risk. Next on the list of concerns, however, are the legal ramifications of getting caught. Thousands of dollars in fines, community service and possibly rehab aw
If a person is pulled over for suspicion of being drunk while driving, he can be charged with driving under the influence (DUI). In Kansas, a DUI is a criminal offense that can be a misdemeanor or a felony, depending upon the driver's previous criminal history. When a person is arrested for a DUI in
In Tuscon City, Arizona, it is a criminal offense to drive under the influence of alcohol, which for the average person is defined as having a blood alcohol level or BAC at or above .08 percent. Likewise, a DUI may be given out if a person is driving with a controlled substance in their body. If you
Like most states, New Jersey takes driving under the influence seriously. As outlined in New Jersey Statutes section 39:4-50, getting convicted of a DUI in New Jersey will subject you to some serious penalties, including jail, fines and a suspension of your driver's license. New Jersey has also foll
Arizona DUI (driving under the influence) laws prohibit a driver from driving with a blood alcohol concentration (BAC) of .08 or more. A driver that is under the age of 21 years cannot have a BAC of .02 or higher and a commercial driver that holds a CDL such as a truck driver, cannot have a BAC of .
DUI and driving impaired in Michigan fall under different categories. Instead of using of the term DUI (driving under the influence) which many states use, Michigan employs the acronym OWI (operating while intoxicated). Impaired driving or OWVI (operating while visibly intoxicated/impaired) constitu
California treats driving under the influence (DUI) as a serious crime punishable by fines, loss of driving privileges, eduction requirements, community service and possible jail time in addition to continued monitoring and probation. While the penalties vary slightly from county to county, the majo